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Christmas 2019

Karácsony 2019 smallSimilarly to the previous years, Magyar Posta is issuing a postage stamp for sending Christmas wishes in 2019. The stamp is self-adhesive and has no value indication, bearing the inscription “Domestic”. It is released in standard and special editions. The standard edition is in sheets of fifty stamps, while the special edition is a miniature sheet of five stamps. The festive stamp features an image of the three kings, the envelope shows the holy family, and the postmark features a candle motif. The novelties were designed by the graphic artist Krisztina Maros and were produced by Pátria Nyomda. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 5 November 2019, and may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

5 November 2019

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150th anniversary of Hungarian-Japanese diplomatic relations

Magyar-Japán smallOn the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Hungarian-Japanese diplomatic relations, the Japanese and the Hungarian Post will issue a miniature sheet of 10-10 stamps, 2 of them issued jointly and designed by YAMADA Yasuko. The other 8 stamps with the same theme were designed separately by the two Posts. The Hungarian stamps were designed by Ágnes Berta. Thirty thousand copies of the miniature sheet were produced by the ANY Biztonsági Nyomda Nyrt. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

15 October 2019

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Budapest Water Summit 2019

Víz Világtalálkozó 2019 smallThe Budapest Water Summit 2019 is being held for the third time between 15 and 17 October 2019, in relation to which Magyar Posta is issuing a souvenir sheet, as it has done previously.Sixty thousand copies of the souvenir sheet designed by the graphic artist Nándor Nagy were produced by the Pénzjegynyomda Zrt. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

7 October 2019

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92ND STAMP DAY

92. Bélyegnap blokk smallMagyar Posta is issuing a special two-denomination set of stamps and a souvenir sheet with a surcharge to celebrate the 92nd Stamp Day, which is being held as a joint event with the HUNFILA 2019 International Stamp Exhibition at the Stefania Palace in Budapest between 4 and 6 October 2019. The new issues were produced by ANY Biztonsági Nyomda Nyrt based on the designs of the graphic artist Barnabás Baticz, and they will be on sale at the event, first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 4 October 2019, but may also be purchased from Magyar Posta’s online store.

4 October 2019

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Fairy Tale Characters - Süsü the Dragon

Süsü smallMagyar Posta is issuing a special souvenir sheet with three stamps on the topic of Fairy Tale Characters featuring Süsü the Dragon from the animated television series.Sixty thousand copies of the souvenir sheet designed by the graphic artist István Weisenburger were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, designated post offices and www.posta.hu.

2 September 2019

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Castles in Hungary

Várak smallMagyar Posta is issuing the next release in the Palaces and Castles series commenced in 2017 under the title Castles in Hungary. Forty thousand copies of the miniature sheet of eight stamps, which was designed by the graphic artist Eszter Domé, were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue will be available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, designated post offices and www.posta.hu from 2 September 2019.

2 September 2019

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Eminent Philatelists I. Count Miklós Dessewffy

Híres filatelisták smallMagyar Posta is launching a new series of thematic personalised stamps entitled Eminent Philatelists to honour emblematic figures in Hungarian philatelic life. The first personality commemorated in this series is Count Miklós Dessewffy. Eight thousand copies of the stamp with a label designed by the graphic artist Imre Benedek were produced.

21 August 2019

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100 years of the Pécs Stamp Collectors’ Club

Pécs Üzenet IV. smallMagyar Posta is celebrating the centenary of the foundation of the Pécs Stamp Collectors’ Club by issuing a thematic personalised stamp. Eight thousand copies of the stamp with a label designed by Boglárka Huczek were produced.

21 August 2019

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HUNGARIAN SAINTS AND BLESSEDS VII

Szentek VII smallMagyar Posta is continuing the presentation of Hungarian saints and blesseds in 2019. On this occasion the numbered souvenir sheet honours the martyrs of Kassa: Saint Mark, Saint Melchior and Saint Stephen. Together with the standard edition, a special edition using gold and silver ink and a likewise numbered black print limited edition are also being released. The new issue was designed by the graphic artist Imre Benedek and produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new release is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

1 August 2019

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Tusványos - A united camp!

Tusványos smallMagyar Posta is issuing a stamp with a label to mark the 30th anniversary of the Bálványos Free Summer University and Student Camp held in Tusnádfürdő. Ten thousand copies of the philatelic novelty made by printing on the label part of the Message IV personalised stamp were produced.

23 July 2019

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SEVSO TREASURE II

SeusoII smallThe Sevso treasure is one of the most important finds of late Roman silver. Magyar Posta issued a stamp of the first seven pieces of the treasure in 2014. Another seven objects repatriated in the second phase are shown on the souvenir sheet issued in 2019. The sheet was designed by the graphic artist Imre Benedek and 44,000 perforated and 6,000 imperforated copies were produced of it by the banknote printing company Pénzjegynyomda. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

8 July 2019

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Working dogs

Munkakutyák kisív smallMagyar Posta presents well-known working dogs on a special miniature sheet with four stamps.Forty thousand copies of the sheet designed by the graphic artist Imre Benedek were produced by the banknote printing company Pénzjegynyomda. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

8 July 2019

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Man landed on the Moon 50 years ago

Holdra szállás smallMagyar Posta is issuing a numbered special souvenir sheet to mark the first manned Moon landing on 21 July 1969. The souvenir sheet was designed by the graphic artist György Kara and 60,000 perforated and 4,000 imperforated copies were produced of it by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

8 July 2019

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Modern Pentathlon World Championships

ÖttusaVB smallMagyar Posta is marking the staging in Hungary in 2019 of the Modern Pentathlon World Championships by issuing a special stamp. One hundred and twenty thousand copies of the stamp designed by the graphic artist András Széki were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue will go on sale from 8 July 2019 and from that date will be available at first day post offices, Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

8 July 2019

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130 years of the Hungarian Parliament in the Inter-Parliamentary Union

IPU smallMagyar Posta is issuing a special souvenir sheet with two stamps to commemorate the Hungarian Parliament having been part of the Inter-Parliamentary Union for 130 years since its foundation. The souvenir sheet was designed by the graphic artist Eszter Domé and 60,000 perforated and 4,000 imperforated versions were produced of it by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

4 June 2019

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Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev created the periodic table of elements 150 years ago

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Magyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp in honour of the 150th anniversary of the creation of the periodic table of elements by Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev. One hundred thousand copies of the stamp designed by the graphic artist Nóra Horváth were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

3 June 2019

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ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, Szeged

Kajak-kenu small bMagyar Posta is marking the 2019 Canoe Sprint World Championships to be held in Hungary by issuing a special stamp. One hundred and fifty thousand copies of the stamp designed by the graphic artist Ármin Benjámin Mandel were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue will go on sale from 3 June 2019 and from that date will be available at first day post offices, Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

3 June 2019

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Mihály Gervay special editions and stamp set

Gervay szett smallMagyar Posta is issuing its numbered souvenir sheet released on 9 May 2019 in honour of the centenary of the birth of Mihály Gervay and the 150th anniversary of the world’s first official postcard being issued also in limited printing technique editions and in the form of an exclusive stamp set. The new issues were made based on the designs of the graphic artist Attila André Elekes and will be available while stocks last at Filaposta in Hungary from 3 June 2019, but may also be ordered by e-mail at philately@posta.hu.

3 June 2019

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The Hungarian Royal Geological Institute was founded 150 years ago

Földtani smallMagyar Posta is marking the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Hungarian Royal Geological Institute by issuing a commemorative stamp.Two hundred and twenty thousand copies of the new stamp designed by the graphic artist Imre Benedek were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

3 June 2019

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70th anniversary of establishing Hungarian-Chinese diplomatic relations

Magyar kínai smallOn the occasion of the 70th anniversary of establishing Hungarian-Chinese diplomatic relations, Magyar Posta is releasing two types of personalised stamp sheets, one being designed by the Hungarian graphic artist Alexandra Máté and the other by the Chinese graphic designer Zhao Wenjie. Five thousand pieces of each of the two sheets are available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

23 May 2019

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EUROPA 2019: National birds

2019 EU madarak kisív smallEach year the members of the Association of European Postal Operators (PostEurop) issue stamps on a common theme to present the identical values of their countries. The “EUROPA stamp” is still one of the most popular themes for collectors, and issues bearing the official logo are among the most sought-after new stamps. In 2019 the member countries are presenting the theme of national birds on their stamps. The Hungarian miniature sheet consisting of two pairs of stamps was designed by the graphic artist Ágnes Berta of which 40,000 copies were produced by the banknote printing company Pénzjegynyomda Zrt. The miniature sheet is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

9 May 2019

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Mihály Gervay was born 200 years ago – the world’s first official postcard was issued 150 years ago

Gervay alap blokk smallMagyar Posta marks the bicentenary of the birth of Mihály Gervay, the first postmaster general of the Hungarian postal service which became independent in 1867, as well as the 150th anniversary of the first postcard being issued by releasing a commemorative souvenir sheet. Fifty thousand copies of the souvenir sheet designed by the graphic artist Attila André Elekes were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

9 May 2019

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Postal history III

Postatörténet III. sorMagyar Posta continues issuing its series of definitive stamps on postal history, which began in 2017. In 2019 six denominations are appearing. The series of self-adhesive stamps with a total face value of HUF 2,850 was designed by the graphic artist Barnabás Baticz and is produced by Pátria Nyomda in quantities dependent on demand. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

9 May 2019

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Regions and towns II: Kapuvár, Mátészalka

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The two new stamps in Magyar Posta’s series on the subject of Regions and Towns in 2019 feature Mátészalka and Kapuvár, both celebrating their 50th anniversary of becoming a town. As well as showing some main sights, the composition of the stamps allows the position of the towns to be indicated on the map of Hungary. One hundred and twenty thousand copies of the stamps designed by the graphic artist Imre Benedek were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issues are available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

9 May 2019

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ZRÍNYI 2026 - Defence and Army Development Programme

Zrínyi 2026 smallMagyar Posta is drawing attention to the ZRÍNYI 2026 Defence and Army Development Programme and presents the modernisation of military equipment under the scheme on a special miniature sheet with six stamps.Sixty thousand copies of the numbered miniature sheet designed by the graphic artist István Weisenburger were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

9 May 2019

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FAMOUS HUNGARIANS: ROLAND EÖTVÖS

Eötvös smallAs part of the stamp series Famous Hungarians, Magyar Posta is issuing a special stamp to commemorate the work of the physicist and geophysicist Roland Eötvös, who renewed higher education. One hundred and fifty thousand copies of the stamp designed by the graphic artist Barnabás Baticz were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

8 April 2019

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Hungarian Television’s colour experimental transmission began 50 years ago

MTV smallMagyar Posta is commemorating Hungarian Television’s colour experimental transmission, which began 50 years ago, by issuing a special stamp. One hundred and fifty thousand copies of the stamp designed by the graphic artist András Szunyoghy Jr were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

5 April 2019

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For Youth 2019 Jules Verne’s Captain Nemo

Verne smallThe theme of the miniature sheet with a surcharge to support youth stamp collecting issued by Magyar Posta in 2019 is the novel by Jules Verne, Captain Nemo. Magyar Posta devotes the amount of the surcharge on two of the stamps of the new issue, a total of HUF 150, to supporting youth stamp collecting.Two hundred thousand copies of the new stamp designed by the graphic artist Zsolt Vidák were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The stamp is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

5 April 2019

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Easter 2019

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Magyar Posta is celebrating Christianity’s most important feast, Easter, by issuing a definitive stamp. The self-adhesive stamp with no value indication, bearing the inscription “Domestic”, and the first day cover show El Greco’s painting Resurrection. The stamp was designed by the graphic artist Barnabás Baticz and produced at the Pátria Printing House.The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

11 March 2019

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Famous Hungarian performers: centenary of the birth of Ferenc Bessenyei, Juci Komlós and Miklós Gábor

Jeles előadók 2019 smallMagyar Posta is issuing a special stamp series to commemorate the performing artists Ferenc Bessenyei, Juci Komlós and Miklós Gábor on the occasion of the centenary of their birth. Ten thousand copies of each stamp of the series, which was designed by the graphic artist Péter Nagy, were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The miniature sheet is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

11 March 2019

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The renovated Romanesque Hall of the Museum Of Fine Arts

Román csarnok smallMagyar Posta is issuing a special souvenir sheet to mark the opening of the renovated Romanesque Hall of the Museum of Fine Arts. Seventy thousand perforated and four thousand imperforate copies of the souvenir sheet designed by the graphic artist György Kara were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

11 March 2019

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Centenary of the birth of Sir Edmund Percival Hillary

Hillary_smallMagyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp in honour of the centenary of the birth of Sir Edmund Percival Hillary. One hundred and fifty thousand copies of the stamp designed by the graphic artist András Szunyoghy Jr were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

11 March 2019

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25 Years of the Hungarian Olympic and Sport Philatelic Association

MOSFIT smallMagyar Posta is marking the 25th anniversary of the foundation of the Hungarian Olympic and Sport Philatelic Association (MOSFIT) by issuing a thematic personalised stamp. Five thousand copies of the stamp with a label designed by the graphic artist István Weisenburger were produced. The new issue is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services and certain post offices.

7 March 2019

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Mahatma Gandhi was born 150 years ago

Gandhi smallMagyar Posta is issuing a commemorative miniature sheet in honour of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi. Forty thousand copies of the miniature sheet designed by the graphic artist Eszter Domé were produced by the printing company Pénzjegynyomda Zrt. The miniature sheet is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

21 February 2019

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Chinese horoscope : 2019 Year Of The Pig

Disznó éve smallMagyar Posta is issuing a miniature sheet on the Year of the Pig in the Chinese horoscope, which covers the period from 5 February 2019 to 25 January 2020. Fifty thousand copies of the new stamp issue designed by Attila André Elekes were produced by the Pénzjegynyomda Zrt.printing company. The stamp is available from Filaposta, philately specialist services, certain post offices and www.posta.hu.

25 January 2019

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